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>>> seismic shock. an earthquake rocks maryland, shaking many people out of the sound sleep. hi, everybody. i'm kai jackson. here's what people are talking about. wjz has more on this event. tim williams has more on the actual quake. but we begin with alex demetrick, who spoke with people who experienced it this morning. >> well, it was small, as earthquakes go. but it was still large enough to set a record in maryland and press some nerves on edge. >>> baltimore is a long way from earthquake country. but the city shook. >> the dog woke me up, wining -- whining and crying. and then the earthquake happened. shook the bed. i couldn't figure out what that was. i had never experienced that before. but then after it happened, she hopped right back up in bed and with the went back to sleep. >> reporter: a state seismograph picked up the quake. >> a small earthquake. but as far as maryland goes, it's something that's a little stronger than we've experienced in recent past. most of the earthquakes are running from a sort of magnitude 1 to 2 range. >> centered between rockville, and lees
over maryland when a 3.6 earthquake rumbled over the state. >> i thought it was a truck that went by. >> i thought it was a freight train. >> that's surprising it was actually an earthquake. that's ridiculous. >> reporter: it's certainly unusual. seismographs caught itself size and duration. >> and the wiggles went on for some, one, two, about three minutes before it quieted down completely. >> very small earthquake. but as far as maryland goes it's something we've experienced in the recent past. most of the earthquakes are running the sort of magnitude 1 to 2 range. >> reporter: they placed the jail three miles deep. it showed up on the maryland science center field earthquake count. and in reports from pet owners. some of them got an early warning. >> a dog woke me up, whining and crying and pacing around the bedroom. then the earthquake happened. it shook the bed. and i couldn't figure out what that was. i never experienced an earthquake before. >> the cause may affect the last ice age which the quake vanished. >> it was some 20,000 years ago. >> the crust is still kind of readjus
on the driver at the scene. >>> the maryland victim of the terrorist attack in uganda is in a hospital where show was flown for treatment. mike hellgren has more. >> reporter: her uncle says having her patients by her side has greatly lifted emily's spirits. classmates of emily kersetter held a prayer of support for the 16-year-old yesterday who's undergoing another surgical red your -- procedure today as she recovers from severe injuries including her legs being shattered. she had been doing missionary work with imoff verred -- impoverished children in africa. at the church in delaware, family and friends held a memorial service for the only american killed in the same suicide blast. his brother -- >> his life ended too early but we look at the few years god gave him. we're humble he was used in such a way. >> reporter: the group called al shabaab is reportedly planning more attacks. more than 70 people were killed and dozens more were wounded including five other missionaries with emily kersetter's group. this was the group's first terror attack outside of somali. the fbi is helping with s
captions by: caption colorado, llc (800) 775-7838 e- mail: >>> deadly weather. maryland's extreme heat claims four victims as temperatures soar into record territory. >>> good evening. thanks for joining us. i'm adam may. much of maryland spent the day under an excessive heat warning, and it's not going to be better tomorrow. people ventured outside after the temperatures dropped a little bit. a lot of people went outside grabbing ice cream to stay cool. it is still hot and very humid. conditions are expect heed to continue through the weekend. suzanne collins has the latest on a young man who died in the intense heat. first, a look at the record breaking temperatures today. >> we do still have a heat advisory in effect for a lot of the region. that continues until 8:00 tomorrow evening. we have lost the excessive heat warning but it is still hot. we topped out today 100 degrees. we started out the day at a very warm 82, and it is still 90 degrees outside. when you factor in the humidity it feels like 97. it's still feeling like 102 in d.c. we want to show you just off
crews are still working to restore power to thousands of maryland homes. about 116,000 homes in montgomery county, plus 20,000 in prince george's county are without electricity. another 1,000 homes are still awaiting for the ac to come back on in anne arundel county. >>> just hours ago at the start of the business day in london, bp announced tony hayward will be stepping down. the last day will be october the 1st. he will get a new job in russia and will be replaced by american robert dudley, a mississippi native who is in charge of the cleanup. at 6:30, bp will talk about how it has impacted the earnings. >>> another disappointing loss for the orioles. three home runs last night, including this one by jose bautista. the birds are now winless in 10 games against the blue jays. >>> the ravens top draft pick sergio kindle will miss all of training camp after falling down two flights of stairs. it's unclear whether he will get to play at all this season. the rookies reported yesterday. the defensive tackle showed up early, coming off of surgery on his chest. he said he's ready.
and treatment programs. >>> before long parents will be thinking about back-to-school shopping and maryland is offering a tax free week. tax free items can't cost more than $100. among clothings not subject to taxes are pants, shirts, shoes and pajamas. >>> lindsay lohan surrendered to the court and began her jail sentence for violating probation. we have the report from outside the press son in los angeles. >> reporter: a crush of cameras and frenzied fans greeted lindsay lohan's entrance at beverly hills court this morning. her arrival at a lynwood jail was a smaller key. >> as with any inmate, ms. lohan was treated just like any other. obviously, this crowd is a little different. >> reporter: this isn't the first time lohan has been at the lynwood sentence. shower served 84 muds for -- minutes for a dwi. this time the sentence is nod -- 90. the 24-year-old apparently consulted with celebrity lawyer robert shapiro just days ago. while many think jail is what the once rising star needs to clean up drug and alcohol problems, her father does not. >> michael spent the day praying for his daug
it's the rumble everybody is talking about. million of marylanders were rudely awakened. the problems this quake could have caused, kelly mcpherson has the story. >> reporter: state inspectors are checking infrastructure all across the state to make sure the quake did not affect infrastructure. but a lot of people are just excited about the earthquake. >> i think that may have been an earthquake. >> reporter: did you or did you not feel the earthquake? for about three minutes the earth moved rocking homes and buildings across maryland, d.c. and virginia. >> for a moment i thought someone was in the house because i felt something, but then it stopped. >> reporter: early risers still felt they experienced what is more typical on the west coast. >> you really didn't feel it, i heard it. >> reporter: and it sounded like. >> a med sack, like it was flying over the house. suddenly i told him, something just happened. i don't know what was. i mean the whole house just shook. it totally shook. >> just like a real hard vibration on the whole house, we were in bed. >> reporter: some people were
to get out and clarify who he s. >> reporter: so far, they are focused on the economy. 52% of marylanders surveyed called it a big issue. >> the fact is, what the governor can do is practically nothing. >> reporter: o'malley leads in the suburbs. ehrlich leads everywhere else. but only by 50% in the suburbs. and it's even closer on shore. we asked each candidate about that at a campaign stop in chrisfield last week. >> governor ehrlich's support is not as strong as previous republicans. is that something you can capitalize on? >> we're campaigning all over the state. every single person is important. >> martin o'malley is not what they want on the shore particularly. we feel really good about the shore, about turnout. people are excited. >> reporter: and police cal ex- - political experts say both of the candidates should be reaching out to those undecided voters and trying to fire up their party bases. the one who tries to do it best will be the likely winner. >> less than 100 days. we'll be on it. stay with wjz for 2010 campaign coverage. for the latest on information, log onto wjz.com.
will continue to climb. >>> another round of scorching high temperatures has maryland baking. >> very hot. very -- it can make you tired. you don't want to go outside. >> i just feel like, i could just collapse, it's so hot out here. >> reporter: uncomfortable and deadly for three more marylanders who recently died from heat-related illnesses. a total of 16 so far this year. most of the victims had underlying medical conditions. but health authorities say no one is immune. >> pay attention to it. the types of conditions to look out for are extreme sweating, nausea. headache. cramping. these are the things that if you're feeling those, respond to them right away. >> not only is it potentially dangerous. the heat is also expensive to deal with. bge says even if you never touch your thermostat in the next few days, your next bill will likely be higher. >> if it's 95 degrees outside, your air conditioning unit is going to work harder to maintain that 78 or 80-degree temperature than it would if it were only 85 degrees outside. >>> with so much usage, power outages are widespread. air conditioning i
on maryland avenue, where they found the victim's blood on a door and on shoes. the victim's wallet, his iphone and several folding and fixed blade knives. back at the memorial, the victim's friend wrote of their love for him, of their pain now, how they'll never forget him, and their desire to make sure justice is served. >>> and another live look here, pit-karen's mom said that she urged him to take a cab. but he loved to walk. she said the voice that she heard that was most aggressive on the phone was the man's voice. reporting live in charles village, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> all right, mike. thank you. >>> wagner did not appear in court today, but remains behind bars at this hour. >>> a popular baltimore hotel remains closed after a pipe burst, forcing an evacuation. a live look from the marriott from sky eye chopper 13. vic is in the newsroom with the latest. >>> the cleanup continues after the water leak forced nearly 1,000 guests at the hotel last night. the hotel was nearly at capacity. it happened on the fourth floor stairwell, and fled the hotel from the fourth f
and hot with an oven-like breeze. wjz has complete coverage. weijia jiang has more with more maryland heat-related deaths. but first, bob turk. >> we've had so many days like this in summer. it's beginning to sound like a broken record. 97, bwi marshall. that so far is the highest i've seen today. 86 in oakland. dew point, 69. remember, yesterday at this hour, it was only 61. and that combination gives you a heat index of 103 here in hagerstown. 100 in ocean city. high, high temperatures and heat index. we have advisories almost everywhere. excessive heat watch and excessive heat warnings. into the evening hours. for a large, large area of maryland and southern p.a. and southern virginia as well. >>> our first warning weather coverage continues, with weijia jiang, she's live in windsor mill with more on the tollthe weather is taking on maryland. >>> it is nothing short of miserable out here. and officials warn because it only going to get worse, it is only going to get more risky to spend more time outside. >> marylanders struggle to keep cool. >> i felt like i could just collapse out here
violated state wiretap laws. that's because maryland is one of a dozen states that requires all parties to consent before somebody makes a recording if there's an expectation of privacy. expectation of privacy on the side of the road? stop it. former prosecutor tom canipp is with us. they can record us but if i have a camera mounted in my car or on my bike, on an open road, i can't record what the police officer does? >> interestingly, with respect to the maryland statute and a lot of jurisdictions with the two party consent laws, consent applies to the audio, not necessarily the video. in maryland, the problem is the fact that he taped the audio conversation with him and the police officers and you get into the issue of whether there's an expectation of privacy. >> you know, my experience has always been, correct me if i'm wrong, if you're in an open place where anyone can hear you and see you, for instance on 38th and 6th avenue in manhattan. somebody records what us, that's fair game. >> absolutely. i walked here today from midtown and was recorded from cameras all over. >> and audio
morning in a row, western maryland, west virginia. eastern shore, upper 50s and right at the atlantic beaches, it's a cool morning but a terrific day under way with a clear sky. we'll have lots of sunshine, we certainly do need pran. it does not appear we're going to have any chance of rain all the way into next week as this enormous area of high pressure will give us plenty of sunshine today and tomorrow. the low humidity will be in place through sunday and heating trend as we get into the weekend. highs today low 80s, mid-90s on the fourth of july. getting humid next week. >>> as we get under way, hard to tell from this picture, authorities were responding to an accident on the beltway inner loop. we'll look around and see what we can see. elsewhere over on the beltway, prince george's county on the inner loop and outer loop, they are still picking up the overnight road work. we're doing pretty well as friday morning gets under way. >> we are following a breaking story out of center vil, virginia, a fire ungulfed a house. look at this house. flames can be seen shooting through the r
earthquake happening in maryland. >>> a pedestrian struck. a deaf woman is hit by a lightrail train. >>> back to work. the o's hitting the diamond looking to win another game after the all star break. >>> how high will the temperatures climb? meteorologist tim williams has the answer. eyewitness news saturday morning starts now. >>> good morning and welcome to eyewitness news this saturday i'm gigi barnett. >> and i'm tim williams. the 17th of the month already. >> yes, half way through the month and already more than half way through the year. >> wow, that's a prospective for you, it really is. >> yeah. >> we are definitely feeling the halfway point. we average about 88 degrees today. going into the 90s. much like yesterday, the humidity will be a factor. you look outside and feel the mugginess. it's going to be another pretty sticky day. we have showers lingering primarily to the south. the forecast looking like this on this day. starting off with temperatures in the 70s, near the 80-degree range. the overnight lows back around 70 it will be a hot and humid day with a slight chance of showe
triggered triggered this chain reaction crash. >>> judgment day for the maryland judge who deflated the woman's tire. his punishment for fighting for a parking space. >>> how much hotter will it get? get the updated first warning forecast. >>> wjz is always o. for the top stories, check wjz.com. [ male announcer ] achin' for steak & bacon? try the subway steak & bacon melt. and build your better breakfast with the new steak and bacon muffin melt with, oh yeah, bacon. crank up the flavor at subway. ♪ [ female announcer ] you choose the cutest outfits. which free detergent are you washing them in? switch to tide free & gentle. no other free detergent is milder on skin. and unlike the leading free detergent, tide free & gentle removes more residue from dirt, food, and stains. so you can be confident about every outfit you put her in, even the ones she chooses. tide free & gentle. style is an option. clean is not. also look for downy and bounce free. >>> tim, they're talking about it. could feel like 110 degrees alt some point. >> hot enough to fry an egg on the ground. >> steam a cra
of this storm system spiraling out of this system. up in northeast maryland now. we'll take you closer, rising sun down toward conowingo. and then move over toward white hawk. and over near monkton, down near butler. head over to the panhandle of west virginia, over near martinsburg and hagerstown. and you see really what is the last bit of rain that is moving on through the region. we'll talk about how much we got. and we'll give you totals around the region in just the last 24 hours. in your complete updated first warning forecast coming up here shortly. >>> stay with wjz for first warning weather coverage. for instant updates and a live look at radar, log onto wjz.com. >>> an ellicott city girl, severely injured in a terrorist bombing in uganda is on the road to recovery. she just underwent major surgery on her leg in south africa. wjz has the story. mike hellgren has more in catonsville, where emily kerstetter and family just wrapped up a prayer vigil for her. >> for the first time, they spoke publicly about the attack on his knees. it appears doctors were able to save both of her legs. th
high temperatures has maryland baking. >> red hot. very -- it can make you tired. you don't want to go outside. >> i just feel like i could just collapse. it's so hot out here. >> reporter: uncomfortable. and deadly for three more marylanders who recently died from heat-related illnesses. a total of 16 so far this year. most had underlying medical conditions. since july 1st, there have been more than 800 hospital visits across the state, linked to heat or dehydration. >> pay attention. the types of conditions to look out for are extreme sweating, nausea headache, cramping. these are the kinds of things that if you're feeling those, respond to them right away. >> reporter: not only is it potentially dangerous. the heat is also expensive to deal with. bge says even if you never touch your thermostat in the next few days, your next bill will likely be higher. >>> if it's 95 degrees outside, your air conditioning unit is going to work harder to maintain that 78 or 80-degree temperature than it would if it were only 85 outside. >>> with so many using power, air conditioning is not part of b
, maryland, home invasion that may have come face-to-face with the possible serial kill sneer and an update on the virginia man killed while looking for a job in california. oakland police have released surveillance video of two people they believe may be responsible for the death of jing hong cath of fairfax. the video shows a man and woman near the murder scene minutes before the shooting. cath, a father of three, flew out west for a job interview with google. a $20,000 reward is being offered. >>> a disturbing discovery at a d.c. police impoundment lot. a body found inside the trunk of a car in southwest and police are calling this an unexplained death. they say the car had been towed by the department of public works from northwest d.c. on july 12th for a rush hour violation and transferred to the police lot on july 15th. police searched the car after a worker noticed a foul smell coming from the vehicle. >> i certainly am pretty confident that we typically would not damage the locks or pop the trunk or force open a car that is being impounded for a rush hour violation. depending on wha
reach into the triple digits, doctors are telling marylanders to guard against the heat. weijia jiang has more. >> reporter: good morning, everyone. as we head into a weekend of brutal heat ahead, the doctor's expect to see people who's bodies can't take the heat. the heat wave is crippling. >> hot like your skin is frying. >> reporter: it's pumping patients into the emergency rooms. doctors treat many levels of sickness. >>> we start with the heat exposier and exhaustion and then heat stroke. >> reporter: since youly 1 -- july 1st, there have been several hospital visits because of the heat. the total deaths are 16. most of the deaths were seniors and at least one person from prince george's was under the age of 65 and found in a car with no air-conditioning. >> the temperature in the car over 100 degrees. it's literally an oven. she avoid it. >> we keep them in and hydrated. we keep them inside. this is dangerous heat. you can't breathe. >> some have to be outside like this construction crew. others weren't so lucky and they had to work outside all day. >> shoveling and sweeping and
now in the mid-60s. weather watchers reporting southern maryland right near the bay it's near 70, but away from the waters, it's down in the 60s, even 50s in a few location. out in the mountain, it's dipped into the 40s this morning in many locations of western maryland into west a have a. and as we get through the day, we will have this high pressure in place giving us plenty of sunshine. tus a weak disturbance coming through. midday good may give us a few clouds. but lots of sunshine. tomorrow bright and sunny, low humidity still in place. afternoon highs into the low 80s. and still a comfortably dry on saturday with bright sunshine, great beach and pool weather, into the mid eight. and then the heat will begin to build as we get into the fourth of july. sunday a little more humid h, but still not oppressive. still hooking like good weather for the fireworks displays on sunday evening. now let's check traffic for this h thursday morning. jerry, how is it look something. >> off to a quiet start so far and that is very good news. live pictures of 395 northbound with no worries ge
a powerful storm. >>> the powerful storm raced through maryland. hitting some of the washington, d.c. suburbs hardest, places like montgomery county. >> kind of blew in from out of nowhere. then winds were swirling. i didn't see any funnel clouds or anything. but as bad a wind as we can get around here. >> reporter: sky eye chopper 13 over sparks in northern baltimore county. >> it was pretty scary. >> bob watched as trees snapped all around the house. this stock, stone -- strong stone chimney kept a tree from crushing the house. but a tree did crush this minivan, killing one woman. >> and i was told that the tree fell down, as the car was coming through. >> reporter: medics had to rush a second woman inside the minivan to the hospital. many boaters on the chesapeake bay, also caught by surprise. dnr police blame a jet skier. and they took 37 distress calls, dispatching a crew to help stench 77 people out of the water. >> we had very many very stressed out, were very worried about their situation. many people were reporting that they were taking on water. we had persons in the water. >> throu
and kristen fisher tagged along with one crew in kensington, maryland. >> this is just one of the many crews from out of town working to restore power across the dc area. residents up and down this street say they are a welcomed sight after two days with no power. except for one very young resident. >> what has it been like these past few days without power? >> pretty fun, actually. i like that it's easier to scare my sister and brother because she'll die. >> ten-year-old jennifer is in no hurry to see crews remove this massive tree and restore power to his home. >> the wire yesterday and when the electricity went through, it was like fireworks. >> jonathan's dad is tired of being one of the 100,000 montgomery county residents still without power. >> did i miss my e-mail connections and the telephone. >> there's a solid chance that this family will be back online today, now that the cavalry arrived. 350 power crews from as far away as ohio rolled out of the montgomery county fair grounds early tuesday morning. they will be working around the clock until all of pepco's customers are ba
officers and for the first time thhy had troopers from the maryland state police. no violence here but still a viollnt weekend. a lot of people they saw ouuside of the iiner harbor, what about the xtra prooeccion for hem. there's budgets limits aad by and large even though it was a violenn weekend, police say iit3 was criminaas shooting other criminals, regular folks they were pretty safe. joel d smith at the iiner harbor. >>> a fitch years old willl 15 e charged as an adult. he shot cordon canada. canada's sister tell us they can't imagine what would have led tt the shootinn. theer brotherrhad just graduated from higg school and had a p>ttat was two weeks ago and he was lookinggforward to august going to culinary school and ú%is issdevastating.3 >> that was my heart. >> powell is facing first-degree -urder harges. right now he is being held without bail at the baltimore couuty detentton center. he is exxected to have a bail reeiee tomorrow. >>> a fist fight turns deadly when the victim hits his head falling to the ground. 23-year-old robert r eiky died at shamrock courtt he wa
>> more rain after yesterday's record breaking temperatures, maryland braces for another day of heat. taking another look outside where it is already heating up. how high will it go? meteorologist tim williams has the answer in our first warning weather forecast. >> missing in afghanistan, the search for two u.s. soldiers intensifies. and slots debate. governor o'malley and former governor ehrlich weigh in on the future of slots in the state. and... >> the seventh annual family day is going on here at the druitt hills park basketball courts. we'll tell you all about the day's events. eyewitness news is seconds away. >>> good morning and welcome to eyewitness news this sunday. i'm gigi barnett. >> i'm tim williams. it 18:00. it is 85 degrees and it is already starting to warm up outside. good morning to you. >> already. >> already. how did you brave yesterday? >> i could not escape it. >> no, you couldn't. >> you tried to run from it. it caught you. >> yes had a false sense of security because you went into a supermarket or something. when you came out, reality hit quickly. ye
williams has more on what you should look out for no matter where you live in maryland. >> reporter: as the numbers begin to sore, here at the observation park, anne arundel county officials are becoming more awareness. >> we have a friend that has lime disease now because he walks a lot in the woods. >> i check him five times every day. especially because i have a friend who has it. >> reporter: ticks can transmit lime disease, a potentially serious disease that can cause long term disability. >> it can cause symptoms in people including things like headaches, fevers, fatigue and arthritis or muscle aches and joint aches. >> reporter: while a common disease in maryland, officials have seen an increased influx. in all of last year there were 205 cases reported in anne arundel county. this year there's been 43. while that number may seem low, anne arundel officials say this should be no a reason -- from anne arundel county, tim williams, eyewitness news. >>> and we've got a lot of good information on our website on lime disease, just log on to wjz.com. >>> you can also get the update
brown, 9 news now. >>> a 16-year-old girl from ellicott, maryland is among those. emily kerstetter was with a group. the group was scheduled to return to the u.s. today. >>> cindy sheehan's bench trial begins today in d.c. superior court. she was among 8 anti war protestors arrested on march 20th after laying coffins at a white house fence. her son was killed in iraq back in 2004. she gained national attention after staging a prolonged demonstration in 2005. outside president george's bush's ranch in texas. >>> it's been a day without water for more than a dozen homes in washington, d.c. a water brake between whittier and van buren is disrupting water service in the area. that break also caused the street to buckle. drivers are being detoured while repairs are being made. >>> and a d.c. fire boat was called to the scene of a brush fire near fletcher's shoreline near georgetown. the fire was contained to a small area. firefighters put the flames out quickly. no one was hurt. >>> we have a commuter aleft on 16th street in northwest d.c. the park service began work today to repair a 3
and other personal information. >> beth, thank you. >>> police in frederick, maryland, are showing off these drugs and guns that they seized in a bust. an officer stopped a car for traffic violation and says a person in the car took off with a duffel bag. investigators say they searched the car and found ten pounds of marijuana, 380-grams of cocaine and two handguns. they arrested two georgia men, including one they say ran away from the car. >>> a witness helped to lead police to three bank robbery suspects in anne arundel county. they are charged with robbing the td bank on saturday in glen burnie. investigators say a man handed the teller a hold up note. the witness followed the suspect car and soon after officers arrested the suspects. >>> a two-year investigation is shedding light on the security system. the "washington post" published a report on the bureaucracy and it is raising plenty of concerns tonight. jennifer davis has the story. >> reporter: the september 11 september 11th terror attacks sparked the creation of a u.s. intelligence network. so large, unwieldy and secretive
getting hammered. we had a tornado warning earlier this afternoon for rockville, maryland. that has expired. but these storms are now working their way across the chesapeak i wouldn't be surprised if we get more warnings issued with these storms as we advance through the rest of the evening hours. here's what's happening in terms of the heat. we still have the heat advisories for much of the east, the south, stretching into alabama, into georgia. where it feels like it's 110 degrees even. and there are a lot of places yesterday that actually soared to record highs. and you can see it here. richmond, virginia, for example, what a hot summer it's been for you, up to 105 degrees yesterday. so some really hot numbers there. baltimore, up to 100, raleigh up to 100 as well. and in new york's central park. 97 degrees, it's been a stretch a long stretch of hot weather and the storms have only been providing some relief, really. because it tends to get hot once again. i can tell you that tomorrow you'll get an improvement and you'll see a reduction in humidity but it won't be a dramatic chan
anyone was harmed. >>> a recent study ranks maryland among the worst when it comes to bicycle safety. mike schuh shows the benefits of cycling can outweigh the risks. >> reporter: recently, we've seen two local cyclists die in high profile accidents. one downtown and one in the county. now comes this study. it asks, do the health benefits of cycling outweigh the safety risks? the overwhelming answer is yes. on average, the risks took away five to fine days of the lives. the beneficial effects added on average 3 to 14 months to their life span. >> the the ma'am survival for people who exercise regularly is enhanced. >> reporter: reduced stress, increased muscle and lower broad pressure are seen as benefits. >> i think it's a win-win for everyone. >> reporter: i find this interesting because i oftentimes ride into work and put in a long ride on the weekends so i probably do about 100 miles a week. that is say lot of exposure to traffic. there are ways for the cyclist to be safer on the road. the most obvious is being seen. whenever i ride, i'm always wearing neon green or neon orange.
. >>> who will have the bigger crowd? >>> "good morning, maryland" captions by: caption colorado, llc (800) 775-7838 e- mail: "good morning, maryland," i'm jamie costello. thousands of us lost our power and these are pictures from south baltimore. how's the weekend shaping up? let's start with justin berk. justin? >> we got close to an inch of rain that came down in about an hour's time frame. right on target, around the lunch hour extending into mid- afternoon in some spots. i want to take you down to brooklyn park and show you one storm blew through there. a second storm tried to come through about mid-afternoon. overall, about a half inch to an inch of rain in many spots. temperatures this afternoon are slipping back to where we belong. this is where we should be this time of the year. 64 westminster. you notice they are holding 74 from laurel to chestertown. multiple sweeps from maryland's most powerful doppler radar. we drop to 69 and bounce 86 this hour with the two degree guarantee. we're mostly sunny. it's darn nice at least till the start of the weekend. right now at 4:
was taken into custody. >>> the maryland washington, d.c. area has been hit by massive power outages after storms blew through the area knocking down trees and power lines. a prince georges county county fire spokesman says a tree fell on a mini-van killing a woman in beltsville. we'll send you back to new york for "good morning america." we'll see you in a half-hour for good morning maryland at 9:00. ♪ let's live it up i've got my money let's get it on ♪ >>> and we've got a feeling you're going to be back with us on friday, out in the park for black eyed peas. they are part of our summer concert series taking center stage on friday. we invite to you come on back. you're being very quiet and mysterious. >> oh, the sound. >> i know. >> we say good morning, america. on this monday morning, i'm robin along with george. >>> this morning, tory johnson is going to show you some people who have really mastered the art of living. making money from home. all of these people have done it. tory johnson is going to show us how. >>> plus, they can destroy your summer fun, and your home. army of ant
. peggy, thank you. >>> a maryland straight trooper is out on bail tonight after being charged with possessing child pornography. 47-year-old bruce tucker was arrested on friday. he's been with the force for 13 years and worked on the state's executive protection unit which protects the governor and the lieutenant governor. tucker face as number of counts including possession and distribution of child pornography. >>> the heat and humidity are at it again. will storms pop up on the radar? topper is keeping an eye on things in the weather center. >> reporter: big storms northeast of us and big storms southwest of us. let's go right to live doppler 9000. the national weather service has issued a tornado warning now in effect primarily for baltimore city and southern baltimore county until 5:30. i think you folks in anne arundel county are all right. you folks up in caroll county are fine. we'll zoom on this storm. this is the one that's prompted the warning. if you are in ellicott city or locker or baltimore, you need to take cover immediately. the storm is moving southeast at ab
environmental homes in maryland about he peskey bed bugs. that is coming up later this -our. >>> should english be the only language legally allowed? town think so. a new proposed ordinance would make english the official -anguage of leno lake. under the plan all-city materials would only be printed in english and city meetings would not be trrnslated. the idea was proposed about a city councilmember who says ii will help save money, but the city's chambee of commerce says it could hurt city's ability to attract companies and skilled workers. others seem okay with it. -p>> no one comes to bat for us when it comes down to deciphering when we can't speak their language. you don't get no help from nobody. >> we speak engish in this country and that is the language that eople should learn if they want to move ere. >> offiiials from the american civil llberty fear that could turn into an immigration issue. leno lake has ever translated documents into another language so the impact of the decision isn't likely to be felt attall. >>> dust off your purple pride. training camp starts today for the ba
off. i guess the big place to be cooling off in maryland is way west. >> into the mountains or in the water at the beach. even ocean city, it got up to 99 degrees today. >> that's unbelievable. >> that will cool you off. >> the sand is so hot, it hurts to get to the water. once you get there, that's the relief. this is what we have going on around the state. heat warning in the pink. we have heat advisories for the orange and an air quality alert for everyone. the air is very stifling outside today. temperaturewise, we've gotten to 100 degrees already today. that's a record and 82 is where we started out the day. that's the morning low. if you went out early, it was already hot outside. that's the record warm low temperature on the date also. and at this hour, we're come anything at 100 degrees in baltimore and the dew points are near 70 degrees all day long. that's muggy and that's tropical feeling air when you factor it in together. and 108 in ocean city. we have high pressure in control and it's really pumping up the heat. and keeping the thunderstorms away. and now, this
. >>> a hospital official said a maryland teenager wounded in the uganda terror bombings is in stable condition. emily kerstetter and her grandmother are being treated. emily was scheduled to undergo additional surgery today. she was in come pala with a church group when a bomb went off as they were watching the world cup. >>> bob mcdonnell said jobs have come since his job. virginia has a surplus budget of at least $220 million. >>> a new report finds the government collected more than $20 billion in so-called syntaxes. the total in the fiscal year year of 2009 is up 41% from the year before. $6billion of that increase came from a larger tax on cigarettes as part of the children's health insurance reauthorization act. and there was a large spike in tax collection from the sale of guns and ammunition. >>> well ice cream lovers, baskin robbins celebrated their birthday today and they sent frank vanilla, pie ala mod, campfire and cheesecake will be retired. they say the new flavors that replace them will be decided in a contest by voters this fall. >> talk about syntax. >> sinful but tasty. >> it
was one of the first. a waiting list grew from minnesota to maryland. lisa drove four hours for the gentle giant who was downsized out of his apartment. bennie will now have acres to explore. >> we are very excited to take him on and give him a life, a care-free life. he'll be happy. >> reporter: there is a lot more wagging around here. no longer homeless, voiceless victims, but treasured friends one more time. michelle kosinski, nbc news. violet, louisiana. >> nice job, everybody. love a happy ending. that's "nbc nightly news" for this saturday. i'm lester holt from new york. see you tomorrow morning on "today" and back tomorrow evening. "today" and back tomorrow evening. good night. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> good evening. i'm diane dwyer. cities across the bay area are trying to balance budgets a
district. >>> an update on the terrorist attack that left a maryland teen seriously injured. police arrested 20 people in connection with the attack that killed 75 people and shattered the legs of emily. she is recovering in south africa. crowd gathered to watch the world can you be. the suspected have connections to a militant group with ties to al-qaida. >>> so far so good, that's what bp says about the new cap, but the oil company says it will take another day to make sure everything is working properly. scientist say the cap is finally stopped thousands of barrels of crude from gushing into the gulf waters. after days of monitoring the pressure cap beneath the water, bp says it's more confident it will hold until a permanent fix is in place. gulf residents say they are a bit more hesitant right now. >> that uncertainty, that fear where things have gotten beyond your control, you have a helpless feeling. >> and until relief wells aren't finished next monday, bp has decided to hook the cap to the ship on the surface to collect the oil where -- more oil may have to be released to r
in northern maryland. plenty of clouds with a passing, brief shower possible. sunshine later today. and heat and humidity return tomo >>> and that's your latest weather. matt? >>> al, thank you very much. the alleged barefoot bandit, 19-year-old colton harris-moore appears in a courtroom today after he was deported to the u.s. on tuesday following that high-speedboat chase and arrest in the bahamas. nbc's peter alexander is in miami with with the latest on this story. peter, good morning. >> reporter: matt, good morning to you. this morning colton harris-moore is right here in miami at the federal detention center. it's just less than 24 hours after authorities paraded him into court in the bahamas. we were inside the courtroom at the time when harris-moore pleaded guilty, calmly, to just a single minor offense. but here in the u.s. he could face much more serious charges. under heavy security, colton harris-moore arrived back here tuesday night capping a long day that began in the bahamas. with the suspect marched to a nassau court wearing clean high-topped shoes without laces, a bahamas t-
the forecast certified for maryland's doppler radar. >>> sun glare, that's the issue this morning. now at 75, bottomed out at 67 this morning. it's a bounce off the bottom, but a pleasant morning. we have dew point at 63. that's comfortable for late july and temperatures still holding at 69 in baltimore. 66 over on the eastern shore m coming out of the 50s. mostly clear skies, a few high clouds will stroll in here. starting to pick up showers on down towards the south. if anything, will spread some clouds our way today, but we should remain dry and a little bump up on the humidity. let's go up to 70 degrees and a little more humidity and a small chance of a late day storm with temperatures reaching into the lower 90s. let's see what is happening on the roads now. >> believe it or not, we don't have any accidents to let you know about. heavy volume causing some minor to significant delays around the beltway. as you look at the west side. it is going to be at a crawl as you approach the interchange, just very heavy this morning. inner loop is looking good. as we check our maps, we do have seve
a swelterring june there have been six heat high related deaths in maryland. four heat-related deaths in pennsylvania, three in virginia and one in washington, d.c. if you're going to be out in the heat, make sure you're rehydrating and not staying out too long. if you have have a tennis match to play, take plenty of breaks. if you can get a breeze going, get in front of a fan. >> reporter: also interesting to note, with this heat wave the humidity will lag. so right now while it's hot, as the week goes on, it will be both hot and humid. erica? >> jeff, thanks so much. something to look forward to. >> reporter: exactly. >> stay cool, jeff. thanks. >> now to the ongoing efforts in afghanistan where general david petraeus is officially in charge of u.s. and nato forces. meanwhile in washington, the war is coming up a barrage of criticism from the left and right. cbs news senior white house correspondent bill plante has more for us this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, chris. it's been a rough couple of months. the president has a lot of problems on his hand, the oil spi
year. what do you think? maryland, good morning. caller: the biggest supporters for the volt but of be ball in venezuela, iraq, iran, the people that are scared of americans coming at them and sending blackwater to plant bombs and kill 600,000 people like they did in iraq, which they continue to do. our water is turning black in the gulf just because god is punishing us for what we did over there by looking the other way when blackwater was killing all of those people, which they continue to do. all of these bombs in pakistan and iraq, oil for blackwater. it will save us from doing that for the world. i hope to god that this is a great success. it will save the world on the monsters we have created. host: thank you. "$41,000, that is more than i over my house. i would purchase a segue first before i spend that much of my car." who has insurance, who does not have health insurance? looking at a state-by-state breakdown, the number of uninsured in massachusetts is 435,000, washington, d.c., 65,000, ohio is that 1.1 million, virginia is of around 1 million, california is a 6.4 m
night at greenwood creek in queenstown, maryland. investigators say 46-year-old albert and his passenger were thrown into the water when their boat capsized. the passenger made it to shore, but cantello disappeared. >> there's a drought. investigators say 64-year-old andrea hernandez was camping with her family at the time. her body was found in the river just north of watermelon park. >>> in a 9news now update, a woman has been charged with animal cruelty after her yellow lab died in an overheated car while she shopped. frederick county police say katherine washington left her dog inside a parked car outside of costco two weeks ago. the temperature outside at the time was 104 degrees. tonight, loudoun county police are warning residents in ashburn, lock your garages. investigators say vandals spray painted the vehicle inside a garage. the second case happened on mcglashan terrace. they also emptied cleaning products inside that vehicle. >>> it's only july, but the debate over holiday displays on the grounds of the loudoun county courthouse has come back. the issue will be discussed in
, a maryland teen is thrust into the international spotlight after she's hit in a terrorist bomb anything uganda. >>> the marc mess here, after long day, the mta is trying to make it right with passengers and a controversial billboard compares obama to hitler. >>> more news and first warning weather and the first traffic report of the morning. [ female announcer ] welcome to busch gardens virginia, where baltimore goes to get away. maybe it's because baltimore loves the legendary coasters. or that your entire family will have fun, even the little ones. it could be that water country usa has more of the waves, slides and rides everyone wants. so plan your getaway and come play. you never know who you'll run into. get started at buschgardens.com/va. >>> hello, in 20 seconds, it will be 5:00. >> we've had a lot of weather overnight and there's an accident, maybe weather related on 95. we'll
much more cooler. this morning we are looking at maryland's most powerful radar. you'll notice up to our north, yeah, there's been some lightning storms with a leading band of showers out ahead of a cold front. some will push through our northern suburbs during the mid to late morning hours. i do believe as we head into the midday hours, our best chance of storms flairing up around the region. 56 in owings mills. they are all at 80 this morning. we are going for upper 70s to lower 90s. that's an early afternoon temperature when the storms start pushing through. let's see what the roads look like. >> thanks, justin. overnight construction has it down to one lane right there at 695 as they are trying to wrap that up. you will see that if you are making your way out. as you take a peek around our cameras, traffic is looking very light on the west side at
happened to the mother of 24-year-old ryan baumann of great mills, maryland, could serve as a lesson to every military family. >> randy was a neat kid. he really wanted to join the army after 9/11 because he saw that there were things that he could do. >> couric: sergeant ryan baumann was as proud of his mission as his mother is of him. a soldier with the 101st airborne, he was stationed in eastern afghanistan protecting villagers from the taliban and providing critical services, like repairing pumps supplying water. >> one of the things that he said was that if anything happens to me "just let the world know we're making a difference over here." >> couric: but on august 1, 2008 ryan was ride nag humvee when he spotted an i.e.d. >> he saw the i.e.d. he told his driver, go left," and that placed the i.e.d. directly under him. >> couric: the 24-year-old soldier was killed instantly. the driver, gunner, and medic with him all survived. so in some ways, ryan really was a hero that day. >> yes. >> couric: and sacrificed his own life to save the other people who were with him. >> yes. >> c
, maryland. a 24-year-old is suspected in the disappearance. ,,,,,,,,,,,,ay he may be fourth of july weekend. i would expect a little more excitement for the fourth of july weekend. forget that. welcome back to "the early show," everybody. hope everyone is doing well. it will be a beautiful weekend across the nation like lonnie told us earlier. our fourth of july spectacular takes place here a taste of america, fireworks for your mouth as we like to say. >> a good one, chris. >> i'm rebecca jarvis in for erica hill. taking you to maine for the country's best lobster and to wisconsin not brett favre or cheese but the greatest apple pie. >> we have great music from phil vassar to wash it all down. >> i can't wait. first, kate sullivan is at the news desk with the latest headlines. >> good morning, everyone. the republican national committee chairman under increasing fire from members of his party to resign over remarks he made about the war in afghanistan. he described the conflict as quote a war of obama's choosing thursday. he later said he supported the troops there but steele did not admit
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